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Why I like to grow potatoes

Why I like to grow potatoes

Read guest blogger Richard Barrett’s advice on avoiding potato blight Why I like to grow potatoes The potato started life as food for the poor but has risen in value… Read more »

Oca

Oca

Guest blogger Phillippa Lambert writes about growing Oca – a versatile and tasty vegetable. Oca A new vegetable crop for me this year is Oca (Oxalis tuberosa), along with Yacon,… Read more »

A Beginners Guide to Growing a Veg Garden

A Beginners Guide to Growing a Veg Garden

A Beginners Guide to Growing a Veg Garden Why grow veg? For me it’s ultimately about cooking, with the added incentive of being in nature in a way that I… Read more »

Winter Wildlife Garden

Winter Wildlife Garden

Guest blogger Michelle Storm writes a regular blog on increasing wild flower meadows in UK gardens and public spaces. A winter wildlife garden In mid November a carpet of leaves… Read more »

Richard Mulcahy

Richard Mulcahy

Guest blogger Richard Mulcahy has a shady plot in Co. Antrim and writes here about his allotment and growing early rhubarb. Shady plots In the winter months, I get a… Read more »

Snowdrops

Snowdrops

What is it about snowdrops? I’ve always been in love with snowdrops. For as long as I can remember. It might have something to do with the fact that they… Read more »

Favourite garden memory of 2012

Favourite garden memory of 2012

With excitement and well drawn plans of the new year, I began 2012 with aspirations of extending my vegetable growing knowledge and growing some good crops at home in my… Read more »

It’s war out there Down on the Allotment!

It’s war out there Down on the Allotment!

Guest blogger Sarah Morris laments the sabotage of her broccoli plants… My precious little broccoli seedings are being marmalized by gangs of delinquent hoodie pigeons! They just fly away up… Read more »

Carole Patilla

Carole Patilla

Guest blogger Carole Patilla writes about her love of all things artichoke! Giants of the garden “What’s that huge, gorgeous silver-leafed thing?” is one of the most frequently asked questions… Read more »

Alison Levey

Alison Levey

Guest blogger Alison Levey writes about her vegetable eating and growing experiences and the satisfaction of growing sweetcorn from seed… The joy of sweetcorn I have to begin this post… Read more »